Accessibility Contact Go to main menu Go to main content

Collaborative translations in WordPress, a case study

Speaker(s) : José Fontainhas
Language : English Level : Newbie Nature : Conference
Date : Friday 9 July 2010 Schedule : 11h00 Duration : 40 minutes
Place: ENSEIRB - Amphi A
Transversal topics: In english

The presentation will focus on how WordPress.com and WordPres.org translation and localization communities are organized around GlotPress, the open-source online translation tool. Specific issues will be addressed concerning code localization strategies, permissions management and language peculiarities, among others.

The Speakers

José Fontainhas

Studied Computer Science and International Relations and started a career in IT consulting and training, mostly on CASE tools and structured systems development methodologies at Andersen Consulting. Early blogger and social media enthusiast, has also been a movies post-producer and musician. Original founder the Portuguese WordPress Community, and co-founder of the Brazilian WordPress Community. Currently holds the "Outernationalist" position at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and other projects, where he aims to help those projects to become even more complete, elegant and coeherent international operations.